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Karen Burger

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr Burger has been a nursing professional for over 40 years. She has a background in adult nursing in acute and critical care areas before transitioning into the role of nurse educator. With a focus on technology in education, she created a online track for students in an associate degree program. She currently teaches in online nursing programs for students who want to become nurse educators. She enjoys serving the community through volunteer activities at the humane society and the council for older adults.

Courses Taught

NURS 6331 - Teaching Learning Strategies and Technology in Education

NURS 6320 - Integrating Technology into Nursing Education

NURS 6051 - Transforming Nursing and Healthcare

NURS 6003 - Transition to Graduate Study for Nursing


PhD, The Ohio State University

Public Service

Delaware County Department of Aging, Volunteer - Delaware, OH

Volunteer Guardian, Volunteer - Columbus, OH

Awards / Honors

Distinguished Teaching Award, Columbus State Community College, 1988

Winner of Competition for Excellence, League for Innovation in the Community College, League for Innovation, 1988


Burger, K. L. (2003). Integrating Use of the HPS into a Nursing Curriculum.